Like a puppet on a string
You hold on tight, you hold on tight
Like a puppet on a string
Like a puppet on a string
You hold on tight, you hold on tight
You hold on tight

Got your education from just hanging around
You got your brain from a hole in the ground
You come on up, look around for a will of your own
But you're mine, yeah

Like a puppet on a string
Like a puppet on a string
Like a puppet on a string
Like a puppet on a string

With porcelain eyes and the mind of a monkey
Rode into town on the back of what looked like a dead donkey
So I do to you what a puppet master would do
Can you tell? Yeah

Like a puppet on a string
Like a puppet on a string
Like a puppet on a string
Like a puppet on a string

You got your education from just hanging around
You got your brain from a hole in the ground
You come on up, look around for a will of your own
But your mind, yeah

Like a puppet on a string
You hold on tight, you hold on tight
Like a puppet on a string
Like a puppet on a string
You hold on tight, you hold on tight
You hold on tight

Like a puppet on a string
You hold on tight, you hold on tight
Like a puppet on a string
Like a puppet on a string
You hold on tight, you hold on tight
You hold on tight


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    General CommentOh Lord! No comments? How?

    Well, this song is obviously about manipulation and people who cluelessly just let themselves be controlled by others when it's so obvious to everyone else what's going on.

    Puppet on a string may be a cliche metaphor, but liek always, The Hives give it a brand-new unique sound! :D
    RingingInMyHeadon March 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOh Lord! No comments? How?

    Well, this song is obviously about manipulation and people who cluelessly just let themselves be controlled by others when it's so obvious to everyone else what's going on.

    Puppet on a string may be a cliche metaphor, but like always, The Hives give it a brand-new unique sound! :D
    RingingInMyHeadon March 16, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song reminds me of a clockwork orange.
    creamteaon August 15, 2008   Link

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